|Deputy Director-General of the BBC|
|Assumed office |
6 July 2016
|Preceded by||Mark Byford (2004–2011)|
|Alma mater||University College London|
Bulford was born in England, at an undisclosed date. She graduated from University College London where she was a lay member of Council and Honorary Treasurer until July 2012. She is not believed to be married.
From 2002 to 2005, Bulford was Director of Finance & Business Affairs at the Royal Opera House. Deciding to enter media, she joined Carlton Communications as an executive, before being hired by Channel 4, becoming their Chief Operating Officer, following a period as interim Chief Executive.
Bulford joined the BBC as a member of their finance and operations team in June 2013. In June 2016 it was announced that she would take up the role of Deputy Director-General. The BBC announced her salary in September 2017 to be £435,000 per annum.
In January 2019, Bulford announced her plans to leave the BBC in the spring of that year, hoping to pursue a portfolio of non-executive roles. On her decision, Director-General Tony Hall said, "Anne has been an inspirational leader. She has brought real insight and determination in bringing change to the BBC."
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